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Governor:Phil Scott
Education Commissioner:Rebecca Holcombe
Quality Counts state grade:B-
Pre-K-12 enrollment:87,311
Number of school districts:360
Number of public schools:316
Number of public school teachers:8,276
Unadjusted education spending per student:$16,988
Percent minority students:8.7%
Percent of students eligible for free/reduced price lunch:39.0%
Percent of students with disabilities:16.1%
Percent of English-language learners:1.7%
NAEP Mathematics 2015 percent proficient
4th grade math:42.2%
8th grade math:38.3%
NAEP Reading 2015 percent proficient
4th grade reading:37.1%
8th grade reading:44.8%

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December 4, 2013 – Education Week
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin's proposals include expanded investments in early-education and dual enrollment.
January 23, 2013 – Education Week
A Vermont initiative to improve learning in middle schools is working through the challenges of using the latest digital tools and different teaching approaches.
March 17, 2011 – Education Week
University of Vermont researchers are following a cohort of I-LEAP students to assess the impact that technology-rich, customized learning has on high school completion.
March 17, 2011 – Education Week
Online foreign-language courses will be offered to high school students via Middlebury College in Vermont.
May 12, 2010 – Education Week
Few districts have tried to connect their systems to professional development, teacher promotion, and compensation.
December 16, 2009 – Education Week
The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals spent 10 months deliberating on the suit filed by NEA and nine school districts.
October 28, 2009 – Education Week
A consortium of four states will try to reinvent secondary schools at the practical and policy levels.
January 7, 2009 – Education Week
A consortium of four states will try to reinvent secondary schools at the practical and policy levels.
December 12, 2008 – Education Week
Fewer than a third of students in New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont scored proficient or higher in math.
March 19, 2008 – Education Week

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